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Safety

Emergency Numbers

Police, Fire, EMS…………………………………………………………………9-1-1

San Antonio Police Non-Emergency Line…………………………(210) 207-7273

311 Customer Service Line……………………………………………………3-1-1

Center for Health Care Services Mental Health Crisis Line………(210) 223-7233

Child Abuse/Elder Abuse Hotline……………………………………..800-252-5400

Children’s Bereavement Center………………………………………(210) 736-4847

ChildSafe (abuse intervention)………………………………………(210) 675-9000

Family Violence Prevention Services………………………………(210) 930-3669

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline…………………………………800-273-8255

Texas Poison Control……………………………………………………800-222-1222

Texas Youth and Runaway Hotline……………………………………800-989-6884

The Rape Crisis Center Hotline…………………………………………(210) 349-7273

The Period of Purple Crying

Visit http://purplecrying.info/ for more information on this difficult period in a newborn’s development.

Poison Control Center

The mission of the center is to reduce the number of accidents, severity of injuries, the number of deaths, and the healthcare costs associated with poison exposures- 800-222-1222

https://www.poisoncontrol.org/about-us/south-texas-poison-center/

Please contact us at  210-450-5100 for any poisoning prevention requests.

Bike Safety

See link below for Bike Safety tips from the Department of Transportation.
www.nhtsa.dot.gov

Car Seat Checklist

Click below for car seat guidelines.

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Car Seat inspection Finder

Click Here to find valuable information on car seats as well as locating free car seat inspection stations near you.

Child Safety Toolkits

Great toolkits and handout for family on child safety with topics such as: fire escape plans, car seat safety, safe sleep, burn prevention, toy safety, pool safety, teen driving and youth sports injury prevention. Please click here for toolkits. https://www.preventchildinjury.org/toolkits-landing/

Safe Sleep for Babies

Please visit https://cosleeping.nd.edu/safe-co-sleeping-guidelines/ for more information on safe sleep for babies.

Here is a helpful video from Healthchildren.org: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/sleep/Pages/Safe-Sleep-for-Babies.aspx

Teen Driver Source

Great info for Teen drivers, their families and providers. Click the link below for info
www.teendriversource.org

United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County

https://www.unitedwaysatx.org/

United Way has become synonymous with caring and helping children, families and individuals. We have a long tradition of helping people with basic needs – food, clothing, shelter and safety – and changing lives through strong, well-managed programs. United Way is also engaging the community to get to the heart of problems.

  • The Briscoe Center
    700 South Alamo
    San Antonio, TX
     (210) 352-7000

University Health Injury Prevention Program

Find out about bicycle and helmet safety, burn prevention, car seat and booster seat safety, distracted driving, fall prevention, home safety and more.

https://www.universityhealthsystem.com/services/injury-prevention